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Plabennec tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plabennec in Finistere

Photo is of Landerneau at 14 km from Plabennec

Visit Plabennec: highlights and tourist information

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Plabennec is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Landerneau at 14 km and Armorique Regional Park at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plabennec, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plabennec in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Landerneau

Landerneau

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval houses...

See Landerneau guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 25 km (direction south-east)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the countryside...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Camaret

Camaret

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-west)

The pleasure port, local beaches, historic monuments and prehistoric...

See Camaret guide
Crozon

Crozon

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

The Crozon peninsula in western Brittany has an ideal combination...

See Crozon guide
 
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Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-east)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why...

See Le Faou guide
Le Conquet

Le Conquet

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The surrounding rocky coastline is the main attraction here, and the village...

See Le Conquet guide
Morgat

Morgat

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

The long sandy beach at Morgat has been the centre of activity...

See Morgat guide
Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide
Saint-Pol-de-Leon

Saint-Pol-de-Leon

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide
Ile-de-Batz

Ile-de-Batz

Island at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands, with a...

See Ile-de-Batz guide
Ile Molene and Ouessant

Ile Molene and Ouessant

Island at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

The remote and barren landscapes of the Molene islands are fascinating and...

See Ile Molene and Ouessant guide
Roscoff

Roscoff

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o...

See Roscoff guide
Morlaix

Morlaix

at 45 km (direction east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in...

See Morlaix guide
Douarnenez

Douarnenez

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

Tourism based around the beaches and pleasure port have...

See Douarnenez guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Plabennec

 
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Markets in and near Plabennec

  • Lannilis: market Wednesday all day (10km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (11km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Brest: market every day (13km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Ploudalmezeau: market Friday (17km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Plouescat: market Saturday (25km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (26km)

More information about Plabennec, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plabennec, France

What to do at Plabennec? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plabennec.

Aquarium

  • Océanopolis (13km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Plougastel-Daoulas (15km)
  • La Roche Maurice (17km)
  • La Martyre (20km)
  • Bodilis (23km)
  • Locmelar (27km)
  • Sizun (28km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (28km)
  • Argol (30km)
  • Guimiliau (32km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (35km)
  • Commana (36km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (41km)
  • Brasparts (41km)
  • Lannedern (45km)
  • Pleyben (46km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (16km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (13km)
  • Jardin Delasselle (41km)
  • Jardin exotique (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (31km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (32km)
  • Pointe de Penhir (32km)
  • Menez-Hom (35km)
  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (39km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Plabennec is in the north-west of France at 61 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plabennec is 499 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plabennec

Canton: Plabennec

Arrondissement: Brest

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29860

Distance to Plabennec

from Quimper (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 499 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 1046 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 895 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Plabennec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Blanc, Gouesnou, Kersaint-Plabennec, Lanarvily, Le Drennec, Loc-Brevalaire and Plouvien.

This page in French: Visiter Plabennec

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